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augmentation

 [awg-men-ta´shun]
an adding on.
bladder augmentation augmentation cystoplasty.
breast augmentation popular name for augmentation mammaplasty.

augmentation

/aug·men·ta·tion/ (awg″men-ta´shun) an adding on, or the resulting condition.

augmentation

[ôg′məntā′shən]
Etymology: L, augmentare, to increase
1 stimulation of an increased rate of biological activity, such as faster cell division or heartbeat.
2 breast enlargement through mammoplasty.

augmentation

A surgical enhancement/plasty procedure in which a body part (e.g., breast, buttocks, cheeks, chin) is enhanced with Gore-Tex, fat, fibrous tissue, etc.

augmentation

 Augmentation mammoplasty, see there.

aug·men·ta·tion

(awg'men-tā'shŭn)
Process of increasing in size, amount, (e.g., breast augmentation).
[L. augmentum, growth, increase]

aug·men·ta·tion

(awg'men-tā'shŭn)
Process of increasing in size, amount, degree, or severity.
[L. augmentum, growth, increase]

augmentation (ôg´mentā´shən),

n 1. assistance to respiration by the application of intermittent pressure on inspiration.
n 2. an increase in size beyond the existing size, such as an implant placed over the mandibular or maxillary ridges.
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He outlines the spectrum of dual plane breast augmentation options below:
By focusing on her unique anatomy and personal goals, rather than trying to reach a certain cup size, a patient is more likely to have beautiful breast augmentation results, says Dr.
If substantial sagging has occurred after giving birth, a surgeon may recommend a breast lift as well as a breast augmentation to achieve the desired results.
INAMED([R]) Silicone-Filled Breast Implants are indicated for breast augmentation in women 22 years and older, or for women undergoing breast reconstruction or revision surgery.
Although the size of the breasts is increased during breast augmentation, this factor alone will not create cleavage.
In Canada, choices for women seeking breast augmentation and reconstruction had previously been limited.
Breast augmentation is typically accomplished by inserting an implant through a small incision in the breast.
knows that all women are different and that means that the kind of breast augmentation that might flatter one woman would simply look inappropriate on another.
Breast augmentation for female bodybuilders is very common; it is estimated that as many as 80% of professionals in the field have had breast augmentation.
The global human augmentation market is expected to reach up to $1135 million by 2020, at a CAGR of 43.
8220;The QuickTuck[TM] Abdominoplasty and QuickBreast [TM] Augmentation procedures are widely popular among women in their child bearing years.
Hitherto, many potential agents have been tested for their augmentation effects in clinical trials on TRD.